Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces Its 2020-21 Season

Guest conductors and soloists from around the world will perform all types of music.

03/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

A Winner for Jazz

Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents Satchmo Award

Clearwater-based Arbors Records founders Rachel and Mat Domber received the honor.

03/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sing Out While Staying In

Key Chorale Launches Come Together Choir

Online choral rehearsals are replacing full-scale face-to-face ones due to the COVID-19 crisis.

03/26/2020 By Kay Kipling

Rescheduled

New Dates Announced for RCLA Town Hall Lectures

Speakers Lisa Genova and Annie Leibovitz will now appear in the series this fall.

03/25/2020 By Kay Kipling

A Huge Loss

Award-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies from Coronavirus Complications

The five-time Tony winner, a part-time Sarasota resident, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

03/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Orchestra Announce Changes

More cancellations and rescheduling due to COVID-19.

03/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Getting Creative

What You Can Do to Enjoy Art—Despite COVID-19

Some suggestions for your experience, as local organizations work to keep the arts coming.

03/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Asolo Rep Cancels Remainder of Season, and Other Arts-Related Closings News

All of our area's arts organizations are deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/19/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Art in the Time of Corona

At Urbanite Theatre, a one-night-only show with The Feast.

03/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reveals 2020-21 Season

The lineup was announced Monday at the annual Hush! Hush! reception for donors and sponsors.

03/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Its Lineup

The 22nd annual event kicks off March 27 and continues through April 5, showcasing new films and filmmakers.

03/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Inside Story

Inside the Mind of Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks

A new documentary gets up close and personal.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Rouses Spirits with Your Arms Too Short to Box with God

Gospel music helps tell the story of the life and death of Jesus in this seldom-seen show.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fins and Fun

Writer and Nature Enthusiast Randy Wayne White Targets a Young Audience With His New Adventure Book

White, a longtime fishing guide-turned-writer, debuts his first-ever book aimed at middle-schoolers this month.

03/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Florida Studio Theatre's Kunstler Makes A Strong Case

The play by Jeffrey Sweet recalls some of attorney William Kunstler's work in a compelling style.

02/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Next Case

Playwright Jeffrey Sweet Talks About His Play Kunstler, Now Onstage at Florida Studio Theatre

The controversial attorney William Kunstler gets a new look.

02/21/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Dead Man's Cell Phone: For Whom the Bell Tolls

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory production of Sarah Ruhl's play mixes comic situations with deeper thoughts.

02/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Asolo Rep's Into the Breeches! Offers Some Fun and a Bit of Personal Growth

The play, set during World War II on the homefront, brings women to the fore.

02/16/2020 By Kay Kipling

Review

Leave Your Troubles Behind With Circus Sarasota 2020

From dogs to clowns to trapeze artistry, the show takes you to another, welcome place.

02/09/2020 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind to Open at Selby Gardens

The exhibit ties together works by the Surrealist artist with photographs of his home country of Spain by Clyde Butcher and living horticultural displays.

02/06/2020 By Kay Kipling